Turkish elementary school students' performance on integrated science process skills


Aydinli E., DÖKME İ., Koyunlu Unlu Z. , ÖZTÜRK N., Demir R., Benli E.

3rd World Conference on Educational Sciences (WCES), İstanbul, Turkey, 3 - 07 February 2011, vol.15, pp.3469-3475 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 15
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2011.04.320
  • City: İstanbul
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.3469-3475
  • Keywords: Science education, integrated science process skills, science inquiry, elemantr school students, assessment, VALIDATION, INQUIRY

Abstract

The purpose of this research is to determine the students' level of performance on integrated science process skills (ISPS) and whether there are statically significant differences in their performance linked to their gender, grade level, economic background, the education background of their mother, the number of family. Data were collected with the authors' constructed ISPS test. The test is comprised 12 items related to ISPS. The results indicated that the subjects' mean score was satisfactory. Moreover, there was a positive relationship between their performance and their gender, grade level, economic background, the education background of their mother, the number of family. (c) 2011 Published by Elsevier Ltd. Open access under CC BY-NC-ND license.